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Hear, There, and Everywhere: Exploring Summer Music in New York City

Mannes The New School for Music: Extension Division

Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 7:00 PM (EDT)

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Hear, There, and Everywhere: Exploring Summer Music in NYC!

 

Instructor: Ben Ringer
7 sessions
Thursdays: June 26, 30* July 10, 17, 24, 31 August 7
*class meets on Monday in observance of Independence Day


New York City is bustling with all kinds of music in the summer!

 

A wide range of the city’s parks, performing arts venues, and cultural institutions offer free and low cost performances in June, July, and August! Hear, There, and Everywhere will explore the repertoire being performed at these events throughout the city. Enhance your summer concert experience by learning about the pieces being performed, the context and history of many kinds of music, and the musicians involved. Participants will learn and discuss strategies for active listening and discover new musical worlds alongside fellow New Yorkers.

 

Concerts, ensembles, and repertoire will be chosen from the following summer series, festivals, and outdoor concerts: Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Mostly Mozart, New York Philharmonic, The Metropolitan Opera Plazacasts and Park Concerts, BRIC Arts Media/Celebrate Brooklyn, River to River, and more!  

 

Hear, There, and Everywhere is open to music lovers of all backgrounds and levels of experience. Register today! Course Fee: $100 (7 sessions)       

 

Date

Topic and Repertoire

Associated Free Concerts/Events

Thursday, June 26

7:00-8:45pm

Introduction to Summer Music in NYC

 

Strauss:

Don Juan

Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks

River to River Music Festival

June 19-June 29: Various Locations

 

 

New York Philharmonic

July 9: Prospect Park, Brooklyn

July 10: Cunningham Park, Queens

July 11: Central Park, Manhattan

Monday, June 30

7:00-8:45pm

Smetana:

Vyšehrad from Má vlast

 

Tchaikovsky:

Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy

New York Philharmonic

July 9: Prospect Park, Brooklyn

July 10: Cunningham Park, Queens

July 11: Central Park, Manhattan

Thursday, July 10

7:00-8:45pm

Nielsen:

Maskarade Overture

 

Bruch:

Violin Concerto No. 1

 

Grieg:

Selections from Peer Gynt

 

Liszt:

Les Préludes

New York Philharmonic

July 14: Central Park, Manhattan

July 15: Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

 

Monday, July 17

7:00-8:45pm

Berlioz:

Symphonie Fantastique

 

Mostly Mozart Festival

July 26: Avery Fisher Hall

Thursday, July 24

7:00-8:45pm

Mozart: Don Giovanni Overture

 

Gluck: Don Juan

 

Introduction to New Music

Mostly Mozart Festival

July 26: Avery Fisher Hall

Thursday, July 31

7:30pm Concert

*Class meets at Lincoln Center

Class attends:

José González with yMusic

Lincoln Center Out of Doors

July 31: Damrosch Park Bandshell

Thursday, August 7

7:00-8:45pm

Metropolitan Opera:

Repertoire TBD

The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD Summer Festival:

Dates TBD

Classes are held at Mannes College The New School for Music: 150 W. 85th Street, New York, NY 10024

 

About the instructor:

Mannes Extension faculty Ben Ringer is a clarinetist, conductor, and regular performer in and around New York City. He has conducted orchestral performances at Symphony Space and Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, and he is a founding member of Lunatics at Large.  In addition to teaching at Mannes College The New School For Music, Ben also serves as faculty at Musipire Music Center and The Richard Rogers School for the Arts and Technology.

B.M. in clarinet performance, M.M. in orchestral conducting, and a Professional Studies Diploma from Mannes College: The New School for Music.

Have questions about Hear, There, and Everywhere: Exploring Summer Music in New York City? Contact Mannes The New School for Music: Extension Division

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Mannes College The New School for Music
150 W 85th St.
New York, NY 10024

Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 7:00 PM (EDT)


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